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What about surveillance?

February 9, 2013

The IOAS conducts annual surveillance through annual reporting and on-site visits are based on risk. Good performance and demonstration of a stable quality system allows for on site visits in alternate years in most schemes. Poor performance may result in annual on-site visits. The IOAS works on a 4 year cycle, so full reassessment takes place every four years. Scheme owners may impose their own surveillance requirements which may result in more frequent on site visits and client visits to ensure full coverage of categories of activity and countries.


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